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Rupert the therapy bunny sidelined due to deadly virus outbreak

Rupert the therapy bunny sidelined due to deadly virus outbreak

Chilliwack’s famous therapy rabbit quarantined for his own safety, people not at risk

Rupert the therapy bunny sidelined due to deadly virus outbreak
New public school funding model could be in place by 2019, says ministry of education

New public school funding model could be in place by 2019, says ministry of education

Review panel appointed by Rob Fleming to change how schools receive public funding

New public school funding model could be in place by 2019, says ministry of education
B.C. courthouse evacuated due to bomb threat

B.C. courthouse evacuated due to bomb threat

Emergency response teams still arriving to downtown core

B.C. courthouse evacuated due to bomb threat
(Fraser Valley Road Report/Facebook)

UPDATED: Coquihalla fully reopen after crashes send 29 to hospital

Officials say two tour buses, semis and vehicles all involved in collision that closed highway

(Fraser Valley Road Report/Facebook)
Kerry Krahn, owner of the Wellington Social House downtown Chilliwack, is looking to his customers for a new name following a cease and desist letter from the competition. (Jessica Peters/ The Progress)

B.C. restaurant caught in dispute over franchise’s trademarked ‘socialhouse’ name

Browns Socialhouse says its trademarked the name, demanding a Chilliwack business make changes

Kerry Krahn, owner of the Wellington Social House downtown Chilliwack, is looking to his customers for a new name following a cease and desist letter from the competition. (Jessica Peters/ The Progress)
SOGI rally disrupts school board meeting, but business carries on

SOGI rally disrupts school board meeting, but business carries on

Chilliwack school board makes statement in support of B.C.-wide gender identity teaching resource

SOGI rally disrupts school board meeting, but business carries on
Theatre for Living is bringing the stage production šxʷʔam̓ət across B.C. and Alberta, with a final performance that audiences around the world can watch.

Reconciliation hits stage, screens with touring production

Theatre for Living play moved from Gitanmaax Hall to Hazelton Secondary School.

Theatre for Living is bringing the stage production šxʷʔam̓ət across B.C. and Alberta, with a final performance that audiences around the world can watch.
Theatre for Living is bringing the stage production šxʷʔam̓ət across B.C. and Alberta, with a final performance that audiences around the world can watch.

Reconciliation hits stage, screens with touring production

Global audience invited to interact with Vancouver cast in final production this March

Theatre for Living is bringing the stage production šxʷʔam̓ət across B.C. and Alberta, with a final performance that audiences around the world can watch.
Hate literature has once again been distributed in the Fraser Valley, this time targeting transgender people. (Submitted photo)

Anti-transgender posters dropped on Fraser Valley lawns

RCMP investigating distribution of hate literature late at night

Hate literature has once again been distributed in the Fraser Valley, this time targeting transgender people. (Submitted photo)
BC Education Minister Rob Fleming. (Photo: Taran Parmar, Roundhouse Radio.)

Education minister blasts Chilliwack school trustee on gender issues

Fleming calls Neufeld’s behaviour ‘shameful’ and ‘unacceptable’

BC Education Minister Rob Fleming. (Photo: Taran Parmar, Roundhouse Radio.)
Bill Bailey relaxes at home after learning he will receive an award for instructor excellence from an international organization.                                (Jessica Peters/ The Progress)

B.C. paramedic honoured for instructor excellence

Chilliwack’s Bill Bailey has dedicated his life to improving trauma care for patients and providers

Bill Bailey relaxes at home after learning he will receive an award for instructor excellence from an international organization.                                (Jessica Peters/ The Progress)
Chilliwack trustee issues apology for Facebook comments

Chilliwack trustee issues apology for Facebook comments

Neufeld says he does believe in inclusion, while board further distances themselves from his opinions

Chilliwack trustee issues apology for Facebook comments
Educators speak out against B.C. school trustee’s anti-LGBTQ post

Educators speak out against B.C. school trustee’s anti-LGBTQ post

Trustees, BCSTA distance themselves from Chilliwack school trustee’s opinions

Educators speak out against B.C. school trustee’s anti-LGBTQ post
B.C. school trustee calls LGBTQ school program ‘weapon of propaganda’

B.C. school trustee calls LGBTQ school program ‘weapon of propaganda’

Chilliwack’s Barry Neufeld published the comments on his Facebook page

B.C. school trustee calls LGBTQ school program ‘weapon of propaganda’
NDP MLA Anne Kang is speaking out against some of Laurie Throness’ ideals for future Liberal party leadership. (Submitted photo)

Liberal MLA’s list for next leader ‘out of touch’

NDP MLA responds to Laurie Throness’ ideas to build mountain and more

NDP MLA Anne Kang is speaking out against some of Laurie Throness’ ideals for future Liberal party leadership. (Submitted photo)
MLA Laurie Throness has released a 65-point list he’d like potential Liberal Party leadership candidates to consider. (Jenna Hauck/Chilliwack Progress file)

Chilliwack MLA wants next B.C. Liberal leader to create mountain monument

Laurie Throness makes 65 suggestions to whoever wants to replace Christy Clark

MLA Laurie Throness has released a 65-point list he’d like potential Liberal Party leadership candidates to consider. (Jenna Hauck/Chilliwack Progress file)
WorkSafeBC is ramping up efforts to enforce compliance with safety measures, as deaths from asbestos exposure continues to rise.

WorkSafeBC calls on construction industry to protect its workers

Asbestos-related deaths and diseases climbing as contractors fail to keep workers safe

WorkSafeBC is ramping up efforts to enforce compliance with safety measures, as deaths from asbestos exposure continues to rise.
WorkSafeBC has a YouTube channel with short, informative videos about sun safety for workers. (WorkSafeBC video image)

High heats put outdoor workers at risk of injury

Heat related sickness can lead to other types of workplace accidents, says WorkSafeBC

WorkSafeBC has a YouTube channel with short, informative videos about sun safety for workers. (WorkSafeBC video image)
UPDATE: Two people dead following stabbing in downtown Chilliwack

UPDATE: Two people dead following stabbing in downtown Chilliwack

IHIT investigating Friday night altercation that turns deadly

UPDATE: Two people dead following stabbing in downtown Chilliwack
Funding announced last week will help Chilliwack School District purchase five more school buses.

Funding announced for five buses, four school upgrades in Chilliwack

Budget numbers announced, includes electrical system upgrades and more at Chilliwack schools

Funding announced last week will help Chilliwack School District purchase five more school buses.